Psychological Flexibility

Psychological flexibility means…

“contacting the present moment fully as a conscious human being, and based on what the situation affords, changing or persisting in behavior in the service of chosen values”.

Low psychological flexibility predicts…

  • higher anxiety
  • more depression
  • more overall pathology
  • poor work performance
  • inability to learn
  • substance abuse
  • low quality of life
  • alexithymia
  • depression
  • anxiety sensitivity
  • long term disability
  • worry
…almost everything…